General News / January 30, 2020

Dublin’s essential events this weekend 31//1//2

General News / January 30, 2020

Dublin’s essential events this weekend 31//1//2

Vegan food festivals, hip hop concerts and plenty and club nights.

Every Thursday at District we’ll be curating a selection of unmissable events in Dublin ahead of the coming weekend. Whether you have an appetite for thumping techno or are craving some hip hop classics we have you covered.

This week there’s a variety of different nights to celebrate the end of dry January. We’ve lined up DJ Winter Olympics in the Shaw, a show from US star Lil Mosey and plenty more to bat away the dark nights.

Friday 31 January

Vegan Foodie Festival #3 Dublin 


From 30 January at  – 2 February Vegan Foodie Festival will be hitting all the best vegan and vegan friendly places in Dublin.

There’s a mountain of spots taking part and it is a great introduction for anyone wanting to try something new or expand their pallet.

Click here for more info.

Pear w/ Peach – Wigwam – 22.00 – 03.00
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Peach returns for their first party of 2020!

Returning to Wigwam Basement it’s the perfect way to end dry January. Tickets are €10 on the door ONLY/

Click here for more info.

Strawberries – Queer Party – The Sound House – 22.00 – 03.00


Strawberries is a queer night aiming to create a safe space while prioritising LGBTQ+ people. They are back for their third edition this Friday. A reminder that everyone is welcome but if you don’t identify as LGBTQ+ you are a guest in their space and they ask you respect the space.

Click here for more info.

Distortion & HA Present: Skee Mask – Yamamori Tengu – 23.00 – 03.00

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Following his unforgettable show back in 2018 Skee Mask is heading to Yamamori Tengu for his long awaited return. Linking up with Hidden Agenda he’s continuing the momentum from his recent Compro LP. Expect everything from techno, dub, dnb to trap and footwork.

Kaizen Bar sees Gash Collective start the new year with a 2020 Miami Bass, Electro, Ghettotech special!

Click here for more info.

Jacques Greene (Live) at Lost Lane – LoSt LaNe – 23.00 – 03.00


2019 saw Jacques Greene release his album ‘Dawn Chorus’ via LuckyMe and following that he announced a slew of dates across the globe. LoSt LaNe welcomes him this Friday with support from M.Booyspoon & DJ Wastefellow.

Click here for more info.

Saturday 1 February

Nightcap 3rd bday: Tom Trago & Steven Julien aka Funkineven – Yamamori Tengu – 22.30 – 03.00


Nightcap’s 3rd birthday features a line-up of heavy hitters including soulful technician Funkineven, Tom Trago who recently dropped his album on Dekmantel and Jimmy Rouge on support duties.

Room 2:
Colin Devine Music
Shane Kelly

Click here for more info.

The Winter Olympics – The Bernard Shaw – 20.30 – 01.00

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A downhill endurance fest will pit Ireland’s finest selectors against each other for the coveted Winter gold medal.

This year’s competitors are:

DJ Wastefellow – (Curling)
DJ Biblical Plague – (Nordic Skiing)
DJ Emotional Support Dog – (Ice Hockey)
DJ Mark Grace Maximus – (Speed Skating)
DJ Kean Kavanagh – (Bobsleigh)
DJ Ladyhips (Figure Skating)

Tunes from 18:30, ski-gear mandatory.

Click here for more.

Queering the Archive: Talks and Events  – Irish Museum of Modern Art – 13.00 – 16.00

IMMA QueerIMMA is hosting a special series of talks featuring artists working with queer archives. The processes of archive reclamation, disruption, interrogation and care will be discussed, performed and explored.

Contributors include Sara Greavu (Outburst Festival, Belfast); artists Padraig Robinson, Eimear Walshe and Karol Radziszewski; Anu Production (Louise Lowe, Owen Boss, Lynnette Moran), and Nathan O’Donnell (Researcher, IMMA/TCD).

By adding a queer, intersectional lens to how we mediate archives and embracing the creative work of artists, a new visibility is brought to how we define queer lives and ourselves as a society.

Click here for more info.

Sunday 2 February

Lil Mosey – Olympia Theatre – 19.00

Lil Mosey is heading to Dublin as part of his ‘Certified Hitmaker Tour’.

Click here for more info.

Photo: Genius